Legacy of eugenics subject of 35th annual Reynolds Lecture

By on February 4, 2014

The history of eugenics is the topic of the 35th annual Reynolds Historic Lecture, 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in Volker Hall, Lecture Room E, 1670 University Blvd. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Speaker Paul Lombardo, Ph.D., J.D., is the Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law at the Center for Law, Health and Society at Georgia State University. He is a lawyer and historian who serves as a senior adviser to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. He has written two books about eugenics and advised the panel that assembled the digital Image Archive on American Eugenics Movement.

The Reynolds Historical Lecture is hosted by Reynolds Associates, UAB Historical Collections, the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences, the Reynolds Historical Library and UAB Archives.

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